Association wants new owners of power sector to dialogue with workers

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By SundiataPOST, Abuja

Mr Olusegun Oshinowo, -General, Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), called owners of sector dialogue with workers avert industrial crisis.
Oshinowo made the call at an interactive session with in Lagos.
He said that the owners should look for ways come together and dialogue with the workers.
“Privatisation cannot end with the handing over of assets, hence industrial relation system be properly managed in the sector to avert crisis,’’ he said.
Oshinowo said that any crisis in the sector would be devastating for the ’s economy, hence the need for proactive to avert it.
“The employers first of all learn to unionise the workers in line with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention and labour laws in Nigeria.
“The right to associate with any union of their choice, and the right to collective bargaining be recognised by the new owners,” he said.
Oshinowo said that NECA had invited the new owners to a scheduled to hold later in the month how to create conducive business environment to grow the sector.